Red hot Edin Dzeko stole the show once again as Roma sent a clear statement to Juventus that they're aiming for a proper Scudetto challenge, scoring twice as the Giallorossi came from behind to wallop Sassuolo 3-1 on Wednesday night.
The Bosnian's second half brace -- a fine left foot finish after racing on to Mohamed Salah's lovely through ball, and a roofed penalty won by Dzeko himself -- took him to 10 goals in as many appearances and turned around a match that at half time looked like the sun...
The sheer volume of soccer in the world makes it next to impossible to keep up with everything. Here are three teams that might not be getting the headlines but are worthy of attention, given their strong starts.
Sevilla: Second place, La Liga (20 points)
It's hard to call Sevilla's performance surprising. They are, after all, three-time defending Europa League champions. But this year is different. Although previous manager Unai Emery was happy to sacrifice league success to focus on Cup success, new boss Jorge Sampaoli has his team competing at the very top of the Liga table. He brought the aggressive pressing style that made his time with the Chilean national team unique and modified it with more calming possession to get the most out of an idiosyncratic roster.